Devotionals for May 2019


#15 Faith and Vision Follow Bowing


(Reading Genesis 15) Faith and vision came to Abram after he received Yah Veh as his Master. Owner. His Adonai. How hard we try to drum up faith and manufacture vision without bowing to the One who is Lord of … Continue reading

#14 A Child Will Be Born to Us, a Son Given


Isaiah 9:6a NASB For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us. The child and the land: these were the issues of Abram. The Child and the Land are the great hidden purpose behind … Continue reading

#13 All for His Beloved Son


Everything God does has its end and fulfillment in His Beloved Son. Centuries in advance the Father was preparing a people and a land for the coming of Yeshua. Abram’s promises were given with that plan hidden in God’s perfect … Continue reading

#12 The Promise of a Land


Genesis 15:7 NASB And He said to him, “I am the Lord who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess it.” Abram was ever conscious of his desire for a child and … Continue reading

#11 Abram Believed in the LORD


Genesis 15:5, 6 NASB “. . . count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.” Then he believed in the Lord; and He reckoned it to him as … Continue reading

#10 The Incalculable Number


Genesis 15:5 NASB “…count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said, “So shall your descendants be.” Adonai took Abram from the promise of one son to a night-lit vision of descendants in an incalculable number… … Continue reading

#9 Counting the Stars of Promise


Genesis 15:5 AMPC And He brought him outside [his tent into the starlight] and said, Look now toward the heavens and count the stars – if you are able to number them. Then He said to him, So shall your descendants be. … Continue reading

#8 Faith in the Master, Adonai


The Lord promised Abram an heir. Genesis 15:4 NKJV And behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “This one shall not be your heir, but one who will come from your own body shall be your heir.” And … Continue reading

#7 Absolute Owner and Lord of All


Genesis 15:3 NKJV But Abram said, “Lord God, what will You give me, seeing I go childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?” NOG Abram asked, “Adonay Yahweh, what will you give me? Since I’m going to … Continue reading

#6 Adonai Will Make Himself Known


Genesis 15:1 NASB …the Lord came to Abram in a vision… When a follower gives God His place by intimate dependence, then Adonai is able to make Himself known (to appear) as the God who withholds nothing. Blessed be the … Continue reading

#5 Our God Is a Shield to Us


Genesis 15:1 NASB After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great.” In essence the Lord was saying … Continue reading

#4 Choosing to be Owned


Genesis 15:2 exegesis Bible And Abram said, Lord GOD Adonay Yah Veh… Adonai is a name with an unusual element in it that implies a responsibility on the part of mankind. While we are owned, we are free to refuse to … Continue reading

#3 Sovereign Lord and Owner


Genesis 15:2 exegesis Bible And Abram said, Lord GOD Adonay… Adonai has another meaning: Master, Lord and OWNER. It is plural but also possessive. Adonai is the Triune God as our Master and Lord. Adon-Adonai: Jehovah our Ruler. A vigorous name … Continue reading

#2 Our Triune God Revealed


Genesis 15:2 exegesis Bible And Abram said, Lord GOD Adonay Yah Veh… Adonai can be translated as plural, implying the Triune God. Father, Son and Holy Spirit are recognized and then understood only from within, all intimate and personal. We cannot contain … Continue reading

#1 A New Intimacy with God


Genesis 15:2 exegesis Bible And Abram said, Lord GOD Adonai Yah Veh… Jehovah: Holiness and Righteousness of God, and your personal God El Elyon: Most High God The knowledge of God exploded for Abram through the crises of his life. … Continue reading

Discovering My God Anew!


For the last two weeks, Martha Kilpatrick has shown that there’s no truer or deeper way to discover God for ourselves than to meet Him in our daily lives, in complete dependence on Him for every need. Tomorrow is the start … Continue reading

#14 Our Shield and Reward


Genesis 15:1b NKJV “I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.” When God is your protection, nothing – no one and no power – can really defeat or even affect you. When God is your reward, the universe is at your disposal!

#13 Overwhelming Blesser


Genesis 15:1b NKJV “I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.” All God wants is for us to depend absolutely and entirely on Him… to defeat our enemy, to hear His anointed messenger, and to receive our practical provision from … Continue reading

#12 God’s Response to Our Choices


After these things the word of the Lord (Adonai) came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.”  Genesis 15:1 NKJV (See also Complete Jewish Bible translation.) “After these things.” … Continue reading

#11 Master and God, Adonai


Genesis 15:2 exeGeses Companion Bible And Abram says, Adonai Yah Veh… Abram used the name Adonai Yah Veh – the first time (it is recorded that) a man realized this: God being the Most High One and the Creator is worthy to … Continue reading